wíte-dóm
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wíte-dóm
es; m. I. knowledge derived from a superhuman source, prophecy, foreknowledge Wítedóm profetia , Kent. Gl. 1064. Se Godes wer ðurh wítedómes gást (per prophetiae spiritum ) ðone storm tówardne foreseah, Bd. 3, 15 ; S. 542, 4. Ðæt heó ðurh wítedómes gást ða ádle forecwéde, 4, 19 ; S. 588, 15 : 4, 28 ; S. 606, 20. Ðæt wundor, ðæt þurh wítedómes cræft [hé] wiste and him cýdde, Guthl. 17 ; Gdwin. 70, 2. Wítedóme vaticinatione , Hpt. Gl. 520, 17. Hí þurh wítedóm eal ánemdon, Exon. Th. 104, 24; Gú. 12. II. a statement of what is known through superhuman agency, a prophecy Wæs gefylled se wítedóm (praesagium ) Agustinus, Bd. 2, 2; S. 504, 8:3, 14 ; S. 541, 9: Blickl. Homl. 71, 3: Exon. Th. 14, 1; Cri. 212. Wæs se wítedóm beforan sungen, Elen. Kmbl. 2304; El. 1153. Æfter ðam wítedóme secundum vaticinium (prophetiam ), Hpt. Gl. 493, 48. Æfter Esaias wítedóme, Bd. 3, 23; S. 554, 22. Gehýraþ wítedóm Ióbes gieddinga, Exon. Th. 234, 31; Ph. 548. Wítedómas oracula , Hpt. Gl. 409, 50. Wítedóma ł godcundra spréca oraculorum , 442, 36. Mid wítedómas presago , Wrt. Voc. ii. 66, 32. v. next word, and cf. wíteg-dóm.
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